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You and Your Aging Client: Know the Pitfalls of Diminished Capacity

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 90 minutes
Recorded Date: February 01, 2018
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1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • The struggle to identify diminished capacity
  • What lawyers should look for
  • Ethical dilemmas and ABA Model Rules
  • Duty of Loyalty: Protecting the vulnerable clients
Runtime: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Recorded: February 1, 2018


Learn best practices for working with aging clients to distinguish yourself among your peers, take leadership in addressing seniors' capacity issues, and protect vulnerable clients from abuse.

The U.S. population is aging and most professionals will encounter more and more clients who are seniors. This webinar, featuring the author of the book, Working with Aging Clients: A Guide for Legal, Business, and Financial Professionals, provides practical insights and strategies to help lawyers, business, and financial professionals address aging biases and successfully accommodate the needs of this growing clientele.

This program was recorded on February 1st, 2018.

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American Bar Association
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Dr. Mikol Davis


Dr. Mikol Davis is a committed and passionate provider of mental health services and a clinical psychologist. He has practiced in this field for 38 years and has helped hundreds of individuals and families find improved relationships and better emotional health.

Dr. Mikol Davis has worked extensively with children and families. Over the years as many of his clients grew older, he began to focus more of his time on problems related to aging. He took special training in working with elders and now finds it to be a very satisfying part of his practice.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Davis has firsthand personal experience with aging parent issues. As of this writing, his widowed mother, Alice, is 91. He helps her maintain her independence and manage her home, her finances and her mental health.

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Carolyn Rosenblatt

Attorney, Mediator & Author
Mediation Services of Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, R.N.

Carolyn Rosenblatt was an RN for 10 years and is also an attorney who was a litigator for 27 years. She and Dr. Davis founded and They consult with families and with professionals. She writes regularly for Forbes and serves as a subject matter expert on aging issues.

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